Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 2/26/12

TAMPA - DECEMBER 05: Tightend Dwayne Allen #83 of the Clemson Tigers reacts after missing a pass against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the 2009 ACC Football Championship game at Raymond James Stadium on December 5, 2009 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
The Clemson Tigers will have a huge void to fill in the coming season, as junior tight end Dwayne Allen decided to enter the NFL. This article examines the scouting information for Allen heading into next month’s NFL Draft.Vitals: Height: 6’4 Weight: 255 Pounds Position: Tight End School: Clemson Class: JR Birthday: 2/24/1990Stats and Awards: Dwayne Allen had his best season at Clemson in 2011, finishing with 50 receptions, 598 receiving yards, and eight touchdowns. Overall, in his three years at Clemson Allen finished with 93 receptions, 1,079 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns. Additionally, in 2011 Allen was named to the Consensus All-America Team, while also winning the John Mackey award for most outstanding tight end.Strengths: Allen’s has three assets that make him a great football player, which are his height, his strength, and his good hands. Allen’s height is an asset; because it allows him to pull down passes out of the air, and allows him to stretch out further to catch...
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